Job opportunity in evaluation for Ministry of Primary Industries


Fixed Term Position – 6 Months 
Applications close 15 February 2013.
The purpose of the role is to support provision of confidence that the Ministry’s investment in programmes, policies and strategies are delivering benefits, outcomes and value for money.
Principal Responsibilities

  • Assess the benefit realisation of programmes, policies and strategies by conducting ex post evaluations.
  • Contribute to improving investment in programmes, policies and strategies by promoting evaluation learnings.
  • Support and advise on evaluating activities elsewhere in the organisation, including advising on evaluation frameworks at the time programmes are established.

Skills and Experience

  • Is experienced in evaluation of policy and programmes.
  • Is skilled in project management, and has experience in leading projects and achieving effective outcomes in situations where there are diverse interests
  • Understands how a government agency functions, understands key government processes and government priorities.
  • Writes clearly and succinctly, and present well, to a variety of audiences.
  • Makes sense of complex or ambiguous issues and to determine the most appropriate response to these
  • Functions independently and as part of a team, as required.
  • Is effective in a variety of informal and formal communications, including presentations.
  • Uses time effectively and efficiently, and concentrates their effort on the most important priorities
  • Is organised, logical, methodical, thorough and able to drive processes and projects to completion.

To apply please submit your cover letter and CV online, quoting reference number 13-010.
For further information please click here or contact
Applicants must be immediately available for interview within New Zealand and must hold a current New Zealand work permit or be a New Zealand resident.
Applications close 15 February 2013.

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